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Brian Helmuth

Affiliated Faculty,  Civil & Environmental Engineering
Professor,  Marine and Environmental Sciences
Interdisciplinary with,  School for Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.2059

Research Focus

Ecological forecasting and resilience of coastal environments

Research Overview

Ecological forecasting and resilience of coastal environments

Selected Research Projects

  • Predicting How Fine-Scale Temperature Variation will Affect the Spatial Distribution and Temporal Stability of Species and Communities Under Climate Change
    • – Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation
  • Tide Gate Modulation of Wetland Function: Measurements, Models, and Decision Support for Best Practices
    • – Co-Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation
  • Using an Energetics Framework to Forecast the Interactive Effects of Abiotic and Biotic Stressors on
    Intertidal Mussels

    • – Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation

Selected Publications

  • A. Cryan, B. Helmuth, S. Scyphers, Ecological Design for Urban Coastal Resilience, In Handbook on the Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
  • A.E. Bates, B. Helmuth, M.T. Burrows, M.I. Duncan, J. Garrabou, T. Guy-Haim, F. Lima, A.M. Queiros, R. Seabra, R. Marsh, J. Belmaker, N. Bensoussan, Y. Dong, A.D. Mazaris, D. Smale, M. Wahl, G. Rilov, Biologists Ignore Ocean Weather at their Peril, Nature, 560, 2018, 299-301
  • X. Zhou, X. Ji, B. Wang, Y. Cheng, Z. Ma, F. Choi, B. Helmuth, W. Xu, Pido: Predictive Delay Optimization for Intertidal Wireless Sensor Networks, Sensors, 18, 2018, 1464
  • R. Judge, F. Choi, B. Helmuth, Recent Advances in Data Logging for Intertidal Ecology, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 2018, 213

Faculty

Apr 09, 2019

FY20 TIER 1 Award Recipients

25 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY20 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different projects representing up to $900K dollars of investment in research.

Faculty

Jul 24, 2017

Patterson, Fernandez, & Helmuth Awarded $300K NSF Grant

COS/CEE Professor Mark Patterson, CEE/COS Assistant Professor Loretta Fernandez, and CEE affiliated Professor Brian Helmuth were awarded a $300K NSF grant for "Tide gate modulation of wetland function: decision support through engineering best practices".

Faculty

Mar 23, 2017

FY18 TIER 1 Award Recipients

21 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY18 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing $600K dollars of investment in research.

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